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Amir Shapiro


Amir Shapiro

Amir Shapiro
Director, Robotics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering , Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


Amir Shapiro is the Director of the Robotics Laboratory at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. His interests include locomotion of multi-limbed mechanisms in unstructured complex environments, motion planning algorithms for multi-limbed robots, robot grasping design, control, and stability analysis, climbing robots, snake like robots, multi-robot on-line motion planning, bio-robotics and rehabilitation devices, and agriculture robotics.

Presenting: Innovative Robotic Design and its Practical Applications

26 Feb 2014, 11:55

Discussing the benefits of purpose built machines to promote safety and enhanced capability 

  • Addressing the push for autonomy within the field of robotics
  • Discussing the benefits of designing independently operated machines to assist in a variety of industries from agriculture to construction
  • Identifying the potential benefits to human safety through robotics
  • Enhancing capability through robotic ingenuity